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Would getting a GTX 280 to do PhysX give me better performance than if my 8800 GTS 512 was?
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Yes why wouldn't it?
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Just checkin'.

I remember seeing PhysX performance tests a year ago with a GTX 295.

I can't find it, but if someone thinks a GTX 295 is needed for PhysX, then maybe my G92 isn't good enough.

Can anyone else confirm/link me to a benchmark?
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post #4 of 13
Physx has such a small catalogue of games, and it really dosn't need anything higher than an 8800. thge GTS is MORE than capable of handling it, don't waste money on a card that won't be in use 90% of the time.
     
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Well if someone was using a 295 for physx, you can only use 1 gpu, so at most he was using an overclocked 260/275, which is less powerful than your 280, and the only game to really tax physx that much would be either Mafia 2, or cryostatis which is incredibly demanding. Your choice
    
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I always thought an 8800GT would be plenty for PhysX. I see a lot of people recommending 9800GTs for it, and they're the same card.

EDIT: Oops, I read that as 8800GT.

The GTS G92 will be more than enough.
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For now, it will probably be enough. In future, maybe not.
Mafia II is a very good example how good physx can get.
    
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post #8 of 13
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Alright, thanks guys!

I guess I'll stick to my 8800 GTS 512 or 8800 GTS 320 for now.

Would anyone care for benchmarks comparing GTX 480/GTX 280/8800/9600/etc as a PhysX card, when I get the GTX 590?
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post #9 of 13
For Mafia 2 you might even need more than a GTX 280
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For Mafia 2 you might even need more than a GTX 280
But everyone else said the opposite.
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